OGUN STATE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (OGSTEP)-
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR ENGAGEMENT OF TRANSACTION ADVISOR TO PREPARE COMPETITIVE SELECTION OF PRIVATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
OGUN STATE GOVERNMENT
OGUN STATE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (OGSTEP)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES-FIRM SELECTION)
CREDIT NO.: IDA-V1860
ENGAGEMENT OF TRANSACTION ADVISOR TO PREPARE COMPETITIVE SELECTION OF PRIVATE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT
The Ogun State Government through the Federal Government of Nigeria has applied for a credit from the International Development Association (hereinafter referred to as IDA)/World Bank towards the financing of the OGUN STATE ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION PROJECT (OGSTEP). The Project Implementation Unit of OGSTEP intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under contracts for the Consultancy Service.
The consulting service for Engagement of Transaction Advisor to Prepare Competitive Selection of Private Industrial Development and Management will support the State’s initiative to develop and create more investor friendly environment clusters that are able to attract capital and Foster economic growth particularly around Abeokuta, Agbara, Sagamu, ljebu Ode, Olokola and Ogun Waterside while consolidating on the existing industrial hubs that are located primarily in Agbara/lgbesa, Ota, Flowergate, Sagamu Interchange.
The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment can be found at the following link: https://bit.ly/3279Zdm
The Ogun State Government now invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.
The shortlisting criteria are:
• At least ten years of specialized experience in SEZ/industrial Park/Hi Tech/IT Park site evaluations and construction/development/operation.
• Previous experience with assembling and leading assessment teams for large, complex projects.
• Previous experience and proven track record of conducting survey work and producing quality reports for clients of international standard.
• Extensive experience in the developing world, especially Africa.
• Experience both with government agencies and the private sector.
• Consultant team members with a full range of managerial, financial, economic, administrative, marketing, ICT, engineering and architectural experience and skills to be able to carry out the tasks of the consultancy.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants (under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants) by World Bank Borrowers 2011 edition and revised edition July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.